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democrats are saying what debate, after the jobs report. >>> we're joined by john avlon, senior analyst with "the daily beast." these allegations that the numbers are somehow cooked are shocking and dangerous, especially from somebody as prominent as jack welch. what does it say about partisanship in the country? >> it says that it starts to rot people's brains. the theory is just -- we need a good name for this. i nominate job nutters. but this really is ridiculous. this is -- first things first, this is good news for the country. and, yes, it benefits the president because it adds to argument. it takes away the argument that unemployment rate's been over 8%. it's a positive sign for the country. and frankly, it gives the president a boost in the wake of a terrible debate performance. but bottom line, it's a sign that the trend is moving away from the debt sweep we've dealt with. >> let me pick up on that. some democrats are saying what debate? how much of a boost does it really give the president, given the lackluster nature of his performance the other night? >> it doesn't give the p
, in oxford, mississippi, then senator obama preparing for his first presidential debate against john mccain. both candidates right now, mitt romney and barack obama, no doubt, very nervous. i'm nervous, just looking at that picture. diane? >> okay, jake. i will see you tonight for the big event. and i want to bring in co-anchor of "good morning america" and anchor of "this week," my co-anchor tonight, george stephanopoulos. such a night after this long road. what are these two men thinking right now? >> reporter: probably exactly the same thing. tonight, don't take the other guy's bait. play your game. but there is more pressure on mitt romney tonight. you look at the polls right now, he is behind nationally, probably behind even more in the battlegrounds. he needs a circuit breaker and he probably has to do something that gives people that say right now they're voting for the president, to give him a second look. >> so, give all of us a kind of viewer's guide to what they're prepped to do. what do we watch for tonight? >> reporter: watch for almost every time mitt romney gets a questio
, this is "world news now." >>> it's all good this monday morning. i'm paula faris. >> i'm john muller. rob nelson has the morning off. and we'll have the latest as the candidates prepare to go head to head this week. but first a look at some of the stories we're following this half hour. >> lindsay lohan's latest. what would monday morning be without a brush with the law for lilo, only this time she says she's the victim of the crime and not the perch traitor. >> this is an interesting one. you're going to enjoy it. >>> plus, don't go in the water. there's a new threat at some of the nation's lakes, not as harmless as it might look. >> that was a foul story. i'll have to admit. don't want to go anywhere near the water. and can be deadly as well. >> what was up with that water. >>> in power and offline. how some well known and powerful people don't use e-mail. could you survive without e-mail? >> no. i can't imagine how you would do it. are they using snail mail and making phone calls? >> i could go without it. i would just text everybody. my e-mails are short and to the point anyway. >> i am all
'm john muller. rob nelson is off this morning. >> and i'm paula faris. we begin this monday, the 1st of october, can you believe it? with a new abc news poll it comes just as the presidential candidates come out. >> tahman bradley starts us off from washington. >> reporter: good morning. it's hard to believe that the first presidential debate is on wednesday. mitt romney and president obama have been preparing day and night. with both men saying the other guy is going to do a better job. president obama and mitt romney start the week with a crucial showdown on wednesday at the first presidential debate in denver. at a rally in las vegas, president obama tried to manage the speculations. >> i know the media is speculating who is going to have the best zinger. i don't know about that. governor romney, he's a good debater. >> reporter: as both hunker down for intense practice, the polls show americans overwhelming with the election and the president lose. in a new abc news/"washington post" poll out this morning, 63% of registered voters expect president obama to win the election. that'
get diabetes or hypertension when they gain and some don't. here is john donvan. >> two sausage buttery burr ti- >> a number three. >> he goes to the drive-thru. again and again. and again. >> thank you very much. >> and why? for science. dave giocolo is a guinea pig of sorts. back up a few months, put dave in his car and here was the heaad he heard. >> this study includes a short term high coalorie diet and the diet program. >> reporter: offering to pay people to add fat to their own bodies, adding an extra meal each day, 1,000 calories worth of fast food and a lot of people came forward. like dave. a salesman. >> once i got into work i called right away and i tried to e-mail them. >> reporter: for what? research. >> you can see this is x-ray slice through the abdomen where you can see the thick rim of fat around the outside. >> reporter: the doctor wanted to find out why only some people who gain weight also get diabetes and hypertension and others do not something he could not research by feeding food pellets to lab animals. >> what you learn in rodents does not always trans
're probably most likely to think of this. >> you know, john mccain and i, we're a couple of mavericks. and gosh darn it, we're going to take that maverick energy right to washington. and we're going to use it to fix this financial crisis. >> reporter: the real al gore was so stiff in his first debate -- >> i will put medicare and social security in a lockbox. >> reporter: -- his staff made him watch this. >> one of the keys to the lockbox would be kept by the president. >> reporter: the real john mccain wandered around the stage when he debated obama. and so did "snl's" mccain. the parodies aren't just funny. they can matter. >> as many people will talk about the "snl" skit on monday as talk about the actual presidential debate. and that's what makes it so powerful. >> reporter: after all, how can the real debate compete with something like this? >> i know the white house. i know the door out to the rose garden doesn't lock unless you pull it. i know the toilet in the lincoln bedroom will run all night unless you jiggle that handle. >> reporter: jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >>
guys. now, one is speaking out to john muller. >> reporter: like most football fans i was ranting and raving about replacement refs. after hearing from one of them, they're not monsters, they're imperfect human beings like the rest of us. >> wilson scramblings to keep it up. >> it was the play that changed everything. perhaps the worse and most controversial call. >> touchdown! >> it's like a jennings interception. >> the call on the field stands, touchdown. >> the reaction was fast and furious. >> awful. look at the replay. >> this football fan didn't watch because he was on the field, mike, number 77, replacement ref in the game speaks out. >> one of those things that makes you go back in the back room and cry a few tears. he had more experience than most of his fellow fill-ins. 13 years of division i college revving. you know someone asked me if it's a good call or a bad call it depends on where you live. the replacement refs were at mercy of the crowd. >> reporter: and the mercy of the nation. time is 2:15. >> i'm not dead. also it's 4:30. [ whistle ] >> through all of the out
and spa, 17 miles from the las vegas strip. presidential debate veteran senator john kerry is participating in the mock debates, pretending to be a different patrician wealthy massachusetts pol, mitt romney. yesterday, in las vegas, the president tried to lower expectations. >> i know folks in the media are speculating already on who's going to have the best zingers. >> you are! >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> reporter: a new "washington post"/abc news poll shows the president enjoys advantages going into this debate. 66% say his policies have favored the middle class, while 57% think romney's, instead, would favor the wealthy. but the campaign sees some liabilities, as well. the president can get peevish when challenged. >> you're likable enough, hillary. >> reporter: his debate prep team is also studying presidential debates of the last 20 or so years, focusing on unforced stylistic errors, such as al gore's exasperated sighs. the president is also quite verbose. when i asked him a two-part question in august, his answer was -- >> on afghanistan
? abc's john donvan with what they have already learned so far. >> reporter: hitting the fast food drive-in for science. >> can i get five soft tacos. >> can i get two sausage burritos? can i get a number four? >> reporter: over and over and over again. it's been dave giocolo's life the past three months or so. as has been eating the food. a precisely measured 1,000 calories a day -- an extra meal daily -- fast food only. how many calories? >> 770. >> reporter: why? because this man is paying him to. dr. samuel klein is a researcher at washington university medical school in st. louis, trying to understand why weight gain leads to diabetes and hypertension. and how that relates to levels of fat in the liver and muscles. at some point, research on rats alone just isn't enough. somebody has to eat this food this way to -- >> ultimately, it has to come to people. >> reporter: and a radio ad -- >> attention overweight volunteers -- >> reporter: -- that offered a cash incentive, up to $3,500. depending on how long it would take. >> once i got into work, i called them right away. >> reporter:
and southern california who came here in their younger days and had a wild time. >> ama: the lore includes john wayne once losing 56,000 cozy in -- $56,000 in a four-day poker game. >> leigh: at the top of the show we want through all the activities and niner fans, i forgot about you guys. actually i didn't. i have something for you. a beautiful shot this hour from the high definition cam. obviously looking west at the bay bridge there and a little cloud cover right near the coast there. of course, san francisco here. live doppler 7 hd picking up on a few clouds round the bay area. much has pushed off the coast so we're experiencing clear sky. it's 70 right now in san rafael. san francisco, 64. clear lake, 77. 71 in vallejo. antioch, 75. 74 for -- hold on a second. these are your highs for sunday. one second. and we'll get to this. sorry about that. here we go. there's the live doppler 7hd. sometimes the computer just decides to quit on us. there's the clouds, and here's some current readings right now. 73 in antioch, and livermore. 67 in san francisco. and loss los gatos, 73. we'll continue wi
with senator john kerry and mitt romney is squaring off against senator rob portman. both candidates have challenges and checklists. president obama's working on shorter answers, trying to avoid sounding like the professor he was before the white house. democrats say he needs to look strong and forceful and not appear irritated or impatient. >> they're trying to get him into the mode of being able to answer questions, short, concisely, and to the point, and so it's much more like his mannerisms and his style and the way he comes across as opposed to information in this. >> reporter: and mitt romney? he has to seem relatable, especially after his 47% comment. how can he do that? show compassion? show he's competent and connect with the voters? >> on those three cs that's where he really has got to do well. >> reporter: romney arrived in colorado to continue his debate prep but took a brief break to rally supporters. >> what an honor. what a welcome. what a colorado welcome. thank you so much. >> the prls president also took a break with a visit to the nevada campaign office. >> hi, this is
was able to do. john kerry won it and took the race to almost even within two days. >> so a big opportunity for mitt romney this week. >> a huge opportunity for mitt romney. he could take this race in the states that he's losing right now and change the dynamic of this race just by standing on stage and performing well. >> so much riding on it. this first debate, viewers, anywhere between 50 million, 60 million viewers are the estimates. this year more important than ever the early voting that's taking place. >> early voting has taken place in key states like iowa right now and voters willing watching now, and voters are going to be wanting this. they're already voting, and the best thing about this debate for these guys, it's the first authentic moment in a while where voters want to tune in and pay attention. it's not a television ad, it's not a convention but a real authentic moment they really take cues from. >> it's something to think about. by election day a third of american voters might have already gone to the poll. >> campaigns used to have to plan toward one election day and now
a brief break for the president, who, like romney, has been rehearsing for days. senator john kerry is playing the role of romney in president obama's practice sessions. the campaign is managing expectations, saying last night, the president is out of practice. the last time he debated was four years ago. and, rob and paula, according to the latest abc news/"washington post" poll, 56% of americans expect president obama to win the debates. mitt romney told voters yesterday, that the debates are about more than who comes out on top. they are the chance for a month-long conversation with the american people. >> managing expectations, as always. tahman bradley, live in washington for us. thanks, tahman. >>> and abc news coverage of the debate begins tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. keep right here on abc. >>> and there is word this morning of a series of secret meetings at the white house. focusing on the threat from al qaeda in north africa. "the washington post" says the meetings came before the 9/11 attacks on u.s. compounds in libya. during the discussions, the possibi
reporter john olson is on the story. >>reporter: patients left a meeting at park side elementary school, some with lingering concerns how the district handled last month kidnapping of 9-year-old girl here. >> we wanted to hear what the school was doing. to improve the situation. what they were doing with regard to the broken fences and things like that. everything is now it's in process. >>reporter: police believe the same man 25-year-old bradley snapped pictures of several girls in a restroom at washington elementary school in daly city back in march. >> they heard the clicking of camera and went and told a teacher. teacher went in saw somebody was hiding in the stall and ordered that person to come out then. >>reporter: authorities weren't able to make the connection until last month after they say he offered vodka and made lewd comments to 2 girls near the academy. suspect then went to nearby this school where he signed in using his real name before being kicked off campus then allegedly went to park side where police say he groped abducted 9-year-old girl. he was arrested earl
for police at another school that led them right to his door. 7 news reporter john olson is on the story. >>reporter: patients left a meeting at park side elementary school, some with lingering concerns how the district handled last month kidnapping of 9-year-old girl here. >> we wanted to hear what the they wereion. what they were doing with regard to the broken fences and things like that. everything is now it's in process. >>reporter: police believe the same man 25-year-old bradley snapped pictures of several girls in a restroom at washington elementary school in daly city back in march. >> they heard the clicking of camera and went and told a teacher. teacher went in saw somebody was hiding in the stall and ordered that person to come out then. >>reporter: authorities weren't able to make the connection until last month after they say he offered vodka and made lewd comments to 2 e academys near the academy. suspect then went to nearby this school where he signed in using his real name before being kicked off campus then allegedly went to park side where police say he groped abdu
by doctors to find out what fast food diets can do to your health. here's abc's john donvan. >> reporter: hitting the fast food drive-in for science. >> can i get five soft tacos? can i get two sausage burritos? can i get a number four? >> reporter: over and over and over again, it has been dave giocolo's life the past three months or so. as has been eating the food. a precisely measured 1,000 calories a day. a fast food daily only. how many calories? >> 770. >> reporter: why? this man is paying them to. dr. samuel klein is a researcher at washington university in st. louis. trying to understand why fast food leads to weight gain and diseases like diabetes and hypertension. at some point, though, research on rats alone is not enough. somebody has to eat the food? >> ultimately, it has to come to people. >> reporter: and so, a radio ad, that offered a cash incentive, up to $3,500, depending on how long it would take. >> once i got into work, i called right away. >> reporter: so did nurse, dawn freeman. >> it probably took a month, to just get -- >> reporter: to get approved? >> to get app
, john, paul, george and ringo. it might be hard to believe it, but it was 50 years ago when the beatles came together to release their very first hit, "love me do." they would record more than 200 other songs over the years. but as abc's david wright takes us back, it's to the moment this sound first sailed out across the airwaves. ♪ >> reporter: the song that would change rock and roll history almost didn't. ♪ love love me do ♪ you know i love you >> reporter: this was supposed to be the beatles debut single. ♪ how do you do ♪ what you do to me >> reporter: "how do you do it." by mitch murray. the beatles hated it. they begged to record one of their own songs. they did three takes. john, paul, george and pete best. then pete was out, ringo came in. then, a guy named andy white came in, ringo, demoted to tambourine. ♪ so please ♪ love me do >> reporter: that's the version on their first american single. timeless? we think so. ♪ i know i love you come on! ♪ i'll always be true ♪ so please ♪ love me do >> reporter: but to double check, today, we asked the experts at
, and now one of them is speaking out to abc's john muller, who is with us now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. like most football fans, i was ranting and raving about replacement refs. as much as anyone. after hearing from one of them, it becomes clear, these are not monsters, they're imperfect human beings like the rest of us. and we owe them this much. today, we'd be watching week one instead of week four. >> wilson scrambles to keep it alive. >> reporter: it was the play that changed everything, possibly the worst and most controversial call in nfl history. >> who did they give it to? touchdown! to me it feels like a jennings session. >> the call on the field stands, touchdown. the game is over. >> reporter: the reaction was fast and furious. >> it was awful. just look at the replay. >> i never seen anything like that in all my years of football. >> reporter: this football fan didn't watch because he was on the field, mike peek, number 77, a replacement ref in that game speaks out for the first time. >> to see the game fall apart at the end, it was one of those things th
veterans to talk to about that, nicolle wallace, senior adviser for sarah palin and john mccain. donna brazile, served as campaign manager for al gore and chief strategist for george w. bush, matt dowd. let's start with the style points, giving them the grades. that's easy to look at. start with mitt romney. grade him, nicole? >> a. >> reporter: donna. >> c. >> reporter: matt? >> b. i'm a very tough a. >> reporter: why did you give romney an a? >> debates are about expectations. and i think on style, romney didn't get tripped up in any of his awkward moments that he's become pretty well known for on the campaign trail, so, in my mind, he was testellar. he connected. and i thought he communicated a very clear and strategic and thematic case. and i think that leads into substance. >> reporter: style, you gave him a c? >> he looked good, but overall i thought that he was just a little bit too aggressive, a little bit too attack, attack, attack. >> reporter: he's got the mt. ru rushmore look. you gave him a b? >> he came in with a plan and he came -- he came in to win. he came here tonight
church be saved. that's the question being asked on this st. john's united methodist church. it's falling apart. what hasn't rotted is vandalized. >> three or four structural engineers have said it's unsafe. >> the church closed nine years ago when the congregation shrank to about a dozen people. they could not afford the $6 million in repairs, so the church turned to developer john, and together they plan to tear it down and build 27 units of housing. >> this is all vandalism. >> but the city is making it tough. last month officials rejected the plan, saying it would result in the demolition of a historic resource. >> religious institutions have the right to use and dispose of their property under both state and federal law. >> the church is appealing the decision. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc7 news. the fbi says it's a growing problem. the number of lasers being pointed at airplanes and it could reach a new high this year. let's take a live look right now as we look at the skies and we see, yes, the tower sticking out above the clouds there. clouds are heading out of town and bl
:00. the fundraiser will include a performance by john legend. before coming to the bay area the president will be in california to announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. >>> we're now a month away from the election day, and it's the vice-president ya candidates' turn to duke it out. they'll scheduled for thursday. and mitt romney is keeping busy and the crowd at his rallies are growing. here's the latest. >> mitt romney spent a second consecutive day asking for votes in florida. >> the republican contender is ride something momentum from last week's debate. he has drawn his biggest crowds of the came pain. 6,000 last night in orlando, and 8,000 today in port st. lucy. >> you hard a chance to hear his answer or nonanswer. now, of course, days later, we're hearing his excuses, and next january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >> president obama arrived in california today for a two-day fundraising swing in the solidly democratic state. tonight he'll attend a star studded event at the nokia theater. celebrities on hand to support the p
of their seat. animal experts are worried about consequences. abc's john muller has more. >> reporter: running at full speed, being chased by a full grown tiger. it may look like a movie, but for jeff, it is any day, a carnivore handler for out of africa wildlife park. every afternoon for 30 minutes he performs in the tiger splash arena where he plays, roughhouses, and seemingly taunts the park's tigers in a swimming pool all in front of an audience. >> you know, we're just playing, having a good time. you know, all i see is the tiger, her eyes, how intense they are, what is she staring at. and i'm trying to figure out exactly when is she going to spring. >> reporter: but critics say no matter how well trained harwell is performing alongside wild predators doesn't lead to a happy ending. >> eventually someone is going to get killed because they keep doing this on a daily basis. it only takes one time for it to be a tragedy. >> reporter: it's harsh reality visitors to exhibits promising up-close animal encounters -- >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: -- have seen time and time again. this lion at the
biden. you are probably most likely to think of this. >> john mccain and i are a couple of mavericks and gosh darn it we are going to take that maverick energy right to washin crisis. >> reporter: the real al gore was so stiff in his first debate -- >> i will put medicare and ter:stafecurity in a lock box. >> one he ko te box woue kee >> reporter: the real john mccain wandered around the stage when he debated obama. and so did "snl's" mccain. the parodies aren't just funny they can matter. >> as many people will talk about the "snl" skit on monday as well talk about the actual presidential debate. that's what makes it so powerful. >> reporter: afterall how can the real debate compete with something like this. >> i know the white house. i know the door out to the rose garden doesn't lock unless you pull it. i know that, i know that the toilet in the lincoln bedroom will run all night unless you news, washington. >> you got to jiggle it. >> oh. the strategiry. >> oh, that was will farrell doing bush. dana carvey doing the first push. tina fey, went through the roof after sarah palin. s
accusing a congressional aide of assaulting her in a hotel room over the weekend. john muller is here with the latest. good morning to you, john. >> good morning, elizabeth. she is no stronger to the lapd, and lately, she's getting to know the nypd pretty well. lohan says she was physically assaulted in a hotel room. but this morning, it comes down to she said/he said. the charges now dropped. >> reporter: lindsay lohan may be no stranger to legal trouble, but this morning, she says this time she was the victim. the 26-year-old starlet says she was assaulted on monday by this man, a part-time congressional staffer named christian labella. labella is seen posing here with paul ryan and reality star kim kardashian in photos on facebook reportedly met lohan over the weekend at this trendy manhattan nightclub. lohan told police that at the end of the evening, she and a group of friends invited her back to her room. but the star said when she found pictures of herself partying on his phone she took it. and confronted it. that's when lohan says he threw her on to the bed, scratching her han
says he did it to collect the $2 million policy. but abc's john schriffen is here with more on what's developing. >> reporter: the reason this video has more than 3 million hits online is because of the car. it's so rare, experts say you may never see one in your lifetime. imagine a car enthusiast excited to capture the moment he spotted one. now, the amateur video is at the center of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit. lawyers say this is a multimillion-dollar disaster or an elaborate fraud. one of just hundreds made and worth a cool $1 million, driving down a highway near houston, texas, three years ago. videotaped by car enthusiasts nearby. when out of nowhere -- but exactly what happened is now at the center of an insurance fraud case slated to begin later this month. at the same of the accident, the car's driver, andy house, told police he dropped his phone. when he looked up, he says he saw a pelican and veered to the right, straight into the salt water marsh. >> about 2 1/2 foot deep. the owner was on the side of the road. he was real calm and everything. >> reporter: just three w
♪ >> nice to meet you. hey, can i call you joe? >> you can call me joe. >> john mccain has been dead wrong. i love him. as my mother would say, god love him, but he's been dead wrong on the fundamental issues relating to the conduct of war. >> i would like more opportunity for this. i like being able to answer these tough questions without the filter even of the mainstream media kind of telling viewers what they've just heard. >> no one in the united states senate has been a better friend to israel than joe biden. >> i may not answer the questions the way that either the moderator or you want to hear, but i'm going to talk straight to the american people and let them know my track record also. >> that was four years ago. the next vp debate is thursday night. working on the roundtable we'll preview that in just a little bit. peggy noonan, paul krugman, jon karl, mary matalin and james carville. the unemployment numbers that came out friday. i got to say, peggy, i was surprised first thing at "gma," the numbers come out, the first tweet you get from jack welch raising a question about them.
. president obama reversing with senator john carey. and both have challenges and check lists. there is president obama working on shorter answers. democrats say he needs to look strong and forceful not appearing irritated or -- impatient. >> they're trying to get him into the mode of being able to answer questions so it's more of his mannerisms and style z way it comes across. >> and mitt romney has to seem relatable after his comments and how can you do that? and connect with voters? >> there are all three of the things he suffered so on those three c's he's got do well. >> there is romney heading to colorado to continue prep. last night he tried to lower expectations a bit. >> there governor romney is a good debateor, i'm just okay. >> americans found 56% expect the president to win the debate. >> and lowered expectations could be good for romney. his campaign can leave denver with some momentum. >> and you can see first debates here on abc 7. there is a white house official confirms someone tries to hack into its computer system but says it was not successful. officials sa
of your former bosses, george w. bush, back in 2004. john kerry came in to the debates behind. took it to the president. the president recovered over the next few debates. so what does obama's team say to him this morning? >> it's a dicey thing. it's easy to forget that these men are human beings. they're demoralized by a bad night. buoyed by a great night. you have to build them back up. and the reality sets in pretty immediately, for any candidate. they know when they've done a bad job. they know when they've done a good news. the good news for romney is he didn't just do himself a world of good with republicans. republicans feel, for the first time, like we have a guy that can win this. he managed to frame the debate that does a world of good with independent voters. framing this election as a choice. really, a philosophical debate with the specifics underneath him, of what we know that romney can do about the role in government in american life, which is something that republicans have long felt would put romney on solid ground. >> and he did seem, matthew dowd, for the first ti
. as abc's john muller reports, the wife's first challenge was convincing her husband that their good fortune was not a bad joke. >> ladies and gentlemen, it's time to announce iowa's newest millionaires. >> reporter: walking the red carpet like rock stars and just as rich. life will never be the same for mary and brian lohse. of suburban des moines. the sole winners of the $202 million powerball jackpot. mary, a medical technician, bought the ticket while filling up with gas at this convenience store. at first, she thought she only matched three numbers. >> i had the last three numbers. i thought, well, at least i won 100 bucks. >> reporter: when she found out she struck it rich, she called her husband, an attorney, who was out of town on business. >> i didn't believe her. i didn't believe her boss. she texted me a couple times to keep up the charade, i thought. >> reporter: it was no charade. after a lump sum payout in taxes, they're almost $91 million richer overnight. >> is this heaven? >> it's iowa. >> reporter: iowa is earning a reputation of a field of dreams for powerball jack
our request to interview the agency head, john pistole, or anyone he would designate, diane. >> okay, brian. but the pressure is on. >> reporter: indeed. >> thank you tonight. >>> coming up here, a new twist in the story of that tv anchor, criticized for her weight by a viewer. we track down that viewer. >> do you think you're a bully? >> we'll tell you what the anchor is now saying tonight. [ rosa ] i'm rosa and i quit smoking with chantix. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if y
courtroom start -- will bring you live coverage -- >> john elway is endorsing mitt romney he says america needs a president who understands how to get america working again. in ohio early voting just got underway this is video of peoplesetting up tents last night cleveland so they could be among the first to vote those camping out say they wanted to be first because of ohio's importance as a swing state. >>> linkedin adding features that might remind you of facebook or twitter. >> jane king with that and more apple rumors >> it has been a week or so, we haven't talked about an apple rumor on the heels of iphone 5 fever executives at apple could be buzzing about the next big product release. pad minnie has a possible unveiling date october 17th, according to a source. forbes magazine says apple insiders can expect invitations after october 10th, sales of the smaller ipad could go on sale this time next month. linkedin getting more twitter-like adding more features, expert advice making it easier to sign up to follow thoughts of influential people, including president obama, business leader
some of the information they've been asking for, but not all. this morning their attorney john burris is reviewing a 300 page police report on the fatal shooting of 18-year-old alan blueford. they had to make a lot of noise to get it. last night they led a raucous crowd of supporters into city hall to demand answers at the meeting. police were brought in, half were locked out, the audience. blueford's mother wanted a copy of the police report from the may 6th, incident which she said she has asked for repeatedly many police say the senior had a gun when he was shot by a police officer who wanted to question him. councilman reed threatened to have the group forcibly removed but guy them his copy of the police report. their attorney says all that noise seems to have paid off. >> i wouldn't have got them as quickly as i have now mainly because they were not being moved quickly for me, the district attorney hadn't completed their investigation, i think the process was helpful. >> many of the names and details in the police report have been blacked out. >>> this morning the oakland police
ace john cute tonight at atkins and park. mccain has been the giants best start pitcher this year. >> it's an honor and something i'm excited about, throwing game one. but it's something that i'm also trying to stay even keel with, thinking i have to go out there and make another start. >> the a's will send rookie jared parker to start game one of their series against the tigers. that's a 3:00 p.m. pacific start. the task for parker, out duel the reigning mvp and cy young winner justin verlander and get miguel cabrera. >> they are a dangerous lineup, obviously. they have a guy who won the triple crown and they have austin jackson leading off. they have a lot of weapons and great hitters and great players. we have to stay within ourselves and do the same thing we have done all year. >> don't forget, we have college football this afternoon on abc7. nebraska versus ohio state. a 5:00 p.m. kickoff followed by all the football and baseball highlights on lexus after the game at 8:30. hope to see you then. have a great weekend. i'm larry beil. >> this afternoon, as you know, the blue ang
turned to developer john, and together they plan to tear it down and build 27 units of housing. >> this is all vandalism. >> but the city is making it tough. last month officials rejected the plan, saying it would result in the demolition of a historic resource. >> religious institutions have the right to use and dispose of their property under both state and federal law. >> the church is appealing the decision. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc7 news. >> still to come, the fbi says it's a growing problem. the number of lasers being pointed at airplanes and it could reach a new high this year. right now a live look at the bay from our emeryville camera. you can see nice and calm out there. when did comes to viewing for the blue angels or whatever you want to do, a nice day is on the way. lisa argen will here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> welcome back, everybody. as you see, the sun is on the way up. there's a hint of
's john schriffen is on the story. >> reporter: they're creepy, crawly and, not to mention, stinky. >> there's millions of them. it's the worst thing i've ever seen in my life. >> reporter: this man says he's tried everything to keep these pesky stink bugs from overrunning his home in northern virginia. stomp them, and they'll hit you with a pungent blast. spray or sweep them, and they just keep coming back. it's gotten so bad, some days he has to change his clothes in the garage before he can go inside. >> it's -- the whole neighborhood is covered. everybody up here has got the same problem. >> reporter: it's not just virginia. this guy in pittsburgh can't seem to catch a break either from his home to his car, even his hat. >> i've tried some of the off-the-market traps and different sprays, which did nothing for us. i mean the bugs just laughed at them, and they keep coming. >> reporter: even worse, they're spreading. more than half of the country has already got a whiff of these little buggers. this year, five more states have been added to the list bringing the total to 38. the
in 2004, george w. bush was 6, 7 points ahead of john kerry. he didn't prepare well. he came across as slightly impatient. he's the president of the united states, why am i debating this guy? and that race went from a six-point race to a one-point race in 48 hours. i think barack obama has to be careful. that he doesn't come across irritable or impatient. >> or running out the clock. >> perform well from a mannerism standpoint. if he doesn't, this race goes a one-point race. we're all sitting around, what happened. >> donna brazile, matt dowd brings up the mannerisms. you were in the al gore camp, everyone thought that he cleaned george bush's clock, in that debate, but on mannerisms he ended up losing. >> george, many of us remember the split screen. al gore was sitting there, rolling his eyes, looking at george bush and basically, he started to sigh. >> did president obama have that vulnerability. >> look, i think governor romney speaks in perfect sound bites. i attended many of those republican debates. one thing that he's very good at is turning a negative question, a question d
series. matt cain will face reds case john. mccain has been the giants best start pitcher this year. >> it's an honor and something i'm excited about, throwing game one. but it's something that i'm also trying to stay even keel with, think by immediate to go out there and make another start. >> the a's will send rookie jared parkerrer to start game one of their series against the tigers. that's a 3:00 p.m. pacific start. task for parker, out duel the reigning mvp and cy young winner justin verlander and get miguel cabrera. >> they have a guy who won the triple crown and they have austin jackson leading off. they have a lot of weapons and great hitters and great players. we have to stay within ourselves and do the same thing we have done all year. >> don't forget, we have college football this afternoon on abc7. nebraska versus ohio state. a 5:00 p.m. kick off followed by all the football and baseball highlights on lexus after the game at 8:30. hope to see you then. have a great weekend. i'm larry beil. >> obviously pennant fever is here and some of you are starting to send in your f
a dozen people. they could not afford the $6 million in repairs, so the church turned to developer john, and together they plan to tear it down and build 27 27 often of housing. >> this is all vandalism. >> but the it city is making it tough. last month officials rejected the plan, saying it would result in the demolition of a historic resource. >> religious institutions have the right to use and dispose of their property under both state and federal law. >> the church is appealing the decision. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc7 news. >>> the fbi says it's a growing problem. the number of lasers being pointed at airplanes and it could reach a new high this year. right now a live look at the bay from our emeryville camera. you can see nice and calm out there. the lights reflecting on the water. we have a nice day coming this way. a lot like yesterday, which was a darn nice day. more from lisa ar [ female announcer ] what would you call an ordinary breakfast pastry that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious desig
. it is as if -- very much like bush-kerry. bush came in with a lead, not huge, he came in to play for a draw and john kerry came in to win. the exact same happened tonight. mitt romney came in to win this debate with passion and it looked as if the president came in, as long as i play for a draw, i keep a lead and go forward. if that's the case, i think a very close race just got a lot closer. >> really? played for a draw and succeeded? >> no, the president played for a draw, but the guy that comes in and plays for a win usually gets the victory. >> does a tie go to the challenger? >> i think it will go to the president, because he is the income dent. i believe mitt romney did himself a lot of good. he came to play. he came to change the script in this campaign and he was able to do that tonight by talking about the things that he's done in a bipartisan fashion, but i think the president had to lay out what he will do in the future. he was able to do that. but tonight, mitt romney was a little bit more aggressive than the president. >> and austin, president obama trying to go against mitt romney's ta
to record one of their own songs. they did three takes, john, paul, george, and pete best. then pete was out. ringo came in. then a guy named andy white came in. ringo demoted to tambourine. ♪ so please love me do >> reporter: that's the version on their first american single. timeless? we think so. ♪ i know i love you come on. ♪ i'll always be true ♪ please ♪ love me do >> reporter: but to double check, we asked the experts at robert louis stevenson elementary school. mrs. ghoulding's fourth and fifth grade class. we are going to play a game "name that tune." the beatles are their grandparents' music. one hand shot up straight away. but from a lot of the others, blank stares. >> do you have any green day songs? [ laughter ] ♪ i will always be true >> reporter: it may not be on their ipods, but they couldn't resist the beat. ♪ love me do >> reporter: david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> addictive song. >> makes you feel old that they had no idea, the beatles. but at least it make use feel good they still caught the beat. they still look good. look, the comeback album. look a
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